Saudi Air Defense Forces Intercept Missile Targeting Najran

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On January 20, Saudi Air Defence Forces intercepted a short-range ballistic missile fired by Houthi militants. The missile was reportedly targeting the southwestern city of Najran, located close to the Saudi-Yemen border, and a common target of Houthi missiles. There were no reports of casualties or damage. This attack marks the fourth ballistic missile launch against Saudi Arabia this month.

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Missile Defense Project, "Saudi Air Defense Forces Intercept Missile Targeting Najran," Missile Threat, Center for Strategic and International Studies, January 22, 2018, last modified June 15, 2018,